obolos 6
20 November 2016
Webauction
A most attractive Denarius of P. Crepusius
Lot 694
P. Crepusius, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 4.00 g 8), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right, with scepter on his far shoulder; below chin, water fowl; behind, E (?). Rev. Horseman right, brandishing spear with his right hand. Babelon (Crepusia) 1. Crawford 361/1c. Sydenham 738a. A clear and sharp example. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 695
P. Crepusius, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.64 g 11), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right, with scepter on far shoulder; below chin, symbol; behind, A. Rev. CCIXVII Horseman right, brandishing spear with his right hand. Babelon (Crepusia) 1. Crawford 361/1c. Sydenham 738a. Sharp, toned and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 696
P. Crepusius, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 4.03 g, 7 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right, with scepter on his far shoulder; below chin, Q; behind, C. Rev. CCCXIII Horseman right, brandishing spear with his right hand. Babelon (Crepusia) 1. Crawford 361/1c. Sydenham 738a. A lovely and well-struck example. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 697
L. Marcius Censorinus, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 3.84 g, 2 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. L CENSOR Marsyas walking left with his right arm raised and holding wineskin over his left shoulder; behind, column bearing statue on top. Babelon (Marcia)24. Crawford 363/1d. Sydenham 737. Nicely toned. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A beautifully toned Denarius of Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius
Lot 698
Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius, 81 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.73 g 6). Diademed head of Pietas to right; before, stork. Rev. Q C M P I Elephant to left. Crawford 374/1. RBW 1396. Sydenham 750. Beautifully toned and attractive. Very minor flatness, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 699
L. Lucretius Trio, 74 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.79 g 7), Rome. Laureate head of Neptune to right; trident over his far shoulder. Rev. L LVCRETI / TRIO Winged boy on dolphin swimming right. Babelon (Lucretia) 3. Crawford 390/2. Sydenham 784. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 700
C. Cornelius Lentulus, 76-75 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.50 g 4), Spain (?). G P R Draped bust of the Genius Populi Romani to right, his hair tied with band and scepter over his shoulder. Rev. EX - S C / CN LENT CVR * FL Scepter with wreath, globe and rudder. Babelon (Cornelia) 55. Crawford 393/1b. Sydenham 752a. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 701
C. Postumius, 74 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.85 g 7), Rome. Draped bust of Diana to right, with bow and quiver over her shoulder. Rev. Q POSTVMI Hound running right; below, spear. Babelon (Postumia) 9. Crawford 394/1a. Sydenham 785. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 702
Q. Fufius Calenus and Mucius Cordus, 68 BC. Denarius (Silver, 21mm, 3.59 g 6), Rome. HO - VIR[T] / KALEN[I] Jugate heads to right of Honos, laureate, and Virtus, wearing crested helmet. Rev. [I]TA - RO / CORDI On the left, Italia, standing to right holding cornucopiae, and, on the right, Roma, standing to left holding fasces and with her right foot on globe, clasping their right hands; to left, winged caduceus. Babelon (Fufia and Mucia) 1. Crawford 403/1. Sydenham 797. Beautifully toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
An excellent Denarius of M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus
Lot 703
M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus, 69 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 4.03 g 4), Rome. Male head to right, with flowing hair; behind, sickle (?). Rev. M PLAETORI CEST EX S C Winged caduceus. Babelon (Plaetoria) 5. Crawford 405/5. Sydenham 807. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 704
C. Hosidius C.f. Geta, 64 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.71 g 6), Rome. GETA - III VIR Draped bust of Diana to right, with bow and quiver over her shoulder. Rev. C HOSIDI C F Boar advancing to right, wounded by spear and attacked by hound. Babelon (Hosidia) 2. Crawford 407/1. Sydenham 904. Nicely toned. Die flaw on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A splendid Denarius of C. Hosidius C.f. Geta
Lot 705
C. Hosidius C.f. Geta, 64 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.76 g 6), Rome. GETA - III VIR Draped bust of Diana to right, with bow and quiver over her shoulder. Rev. C HOSIDI C F Boar advancing to right, wounded by spear and attacked by hound. Babelon (Hosidia) 1. Crawford 407/2. Sydenham 903. Nicely toned and sharp. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 706
C. Piso L.f. Frugi, 61 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.77 g 6), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, simpulum. Rev. C PISO L F FRVG Naked horseman galloping right, carrying long palm; above, uncertain symbol (off flan). Babelon (Calpurnia) 24. Crawford 408/1. Sydenham 865a. Nicely toned. Reverse struck somewhat off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 707
C. Piso L.f. Frugi, 67 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.71 g 6), Rome. Head of Apollo to right, hair tied with fillet; behind, XXI. Rev. C PISO L F FRVGI Naked horseman galloping right, carrying long palm; below, arrow’s head. Babelon (Calpurnia) 24. Crawford 408/1a. Sydenham 851. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 708
M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.69 g 7), Rome. CESTIANVS - S C Bust of female deity to right, draped and wearing the helmet of Minerva, the laurel wreath of Apollo, the crown of Isis, the wings of Victory and with the bow and quiver of Diana on her back and with a cornucopiae before. Rev. M - PLAETORIVS M F AED - CVR Eagle, with spread wings and head to right, standing facing on thunderbolt. Babelon (Plaetoria) 4. Crawford 409/1. Sydenham 809. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A beautifully toned Denarius of Q. Pomponius Musa with Eutherpes
Lot 709
Q. Pomponius Musa, 56 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.55 g 5), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, two flutes in saltire. Rev. Q POMPONI MVSA Eutherpes standing right, resting elbow on column and holding two flutes. Crawford 410/5. RBW 1487. Sydenham 815. An attractive coin, nicely toned and of fine style. Two minor scratches in right obverse field, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Attractive Denarius of L. Roscius Fabatus with satyr’s head
Lot 710
L. Roscius Fabatus, 64 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 19 mm, 3.81 g, 5 h), Rome. L ROSCI Head of Juno Sospita to righ; behind, satyr’s head. Rev. FABATI Female figure standing right, facing serpent; in left field, uncertain symbol. Babelon (Roscia) 3. Crawford 412/1. Sydenham 915. An attractive example. Small graffito on reverse, otherwise. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Remarkably well preserved Denarius of L. Scribonius Libo
Lot 711
L. Scribonius Libo, 62 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.78 g 6), Rome. BON EVENT / LIBO Diademed head of Bonus Eventus to right. Rev. PVTEAL / SCRIBON Puteal Scribonianum, decorated with garland and two lyres; at base, hammer. Babelon (Scribonia) 8. Crawford 416/1a. Sydenham 928. A most attractive example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 712
C. Servilius C.f, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.67 g 10), Rome. FLORAL PRIMVS Wreathed head of Flora to right; in field to left, lituus. Rev. C SERVEIL Two soldiers facing each other and presenting swords; in lower field to right, C F. Babelon (Servilia) 15. Crawford 423/1. Sydenham 890. Some striking flatness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 713
L. Marcius Philippus, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.67 g 12), Rome. ANCVS Diademed head of Ancus Marcius to right; behind, lituus. Rev. PHILIPPVS Aqueduct, on which is a statue of Q. Marcius Rex on a horse rearing to right with a plant below; inthe five arches of the aqueduct, A Q V A MAR (ligate). Babelon (Marcia) 28. Crawford 425/1. Sydenham 919. Sharp and clear. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 714
L. Marcius Philippus, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.79 g 5), Rome. ANCVS Diademed head of Ancus Marcius to right; behind, lituus. Rev. PHILIPPVS Aqueduct, on which is a statue of Q. Marcius Rex on a horse rearing to right with a plant below; inthe five arches of the aqueduct, A Q V A MAR (ligate). Babelon (Marcia) 28. Crawford 425/1. Sydenham 919. Attractively toned. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 715
L. Marcius Philippus, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.83 g 6), Rome. ANCVS Diademed head of Ancus Marcius to right; behind, lituus. Rev. PHILIPPVS Aqueduct, on which is a statue of Q. Marcius Rex on a horse rearing to right with a plant below; in the five arches of the aqueduct, A Q V A MAR (ligate). Babelon (Marcia) 28. Crawford 425/1. Sydenham 919. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A lovely Denarius of A. Plautius
Lot 716
A. Plautius, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.73 g 3), Rome. A PLAVTIVS AED CVR S C Head of Cybele to right. Rev. IVDAEVS / BACCHIVS Male figure kneeling right, extending olive-branch in his right hand; at his side, camel standing right. Babelon (Plautia) 13. Crawford 431/1. Sydenham 932. A lovely example. Slightly rough surfaces on reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
An attractive Denarius of Cn. Plancius with Cretan goat
Lot 717
Cn. Plancius, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.48 g 7), Rome. CN PLANCIVS AED CVR S C Female head to right, wearing causia. Rev. Cretan goat standing to right; behind, bow and quiver. Babelon (Plancia) 1. Crawford 432/1. Sydenham 933. Nicely toned. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 718
Cn. Plancius, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.76 g 1), Rome. CN PLANCIVS AED CVR S C Female head to right, wearing causia. Rev. Cretan goat standing to right; behind, bow and quiver. Babelon (Plancia) 1. Crawford 432/1. Sydenham 933. Nicely toned. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 719
Cn. Plancius, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 4.07 g 7), Rome. CN PLANCIVS AED CVR S C Female head to right, wearing causia. Rev. Cretan goat standing to right; behind, bow and quiver. Babelon (Plancia) 1. Crawford 432/1. Sydenham 933. Nicely toned. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A splendid Denarius of Brutus and Ahala
Lot 720
M. Junius Brutus, 54 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.42 g 3), Rome. BRVTVS Bearded head of L. Junius Brutus (Cos 509) to right. Rev. AHALA Bearded head of C. Servilius Ahala to right. Babelon (Junia) 30 and (Servilia) 17. Crawford 433/2. Sydenham 907. Well centered and pleasantly toned. A remarkably good example of this issue. Minor flan fault on reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
A most attractive Denarius of Julius Caesar
Lot 721
Julius Caesar, Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.87 g 10), mint moving with Caesar, 49-48 BC. CAESAR Elephant trampling serpent to right. Rev. Priestly implements: culullus, aspergillum, ax with wolf's head at the top and apex. Babelon (Julia) 9. Crawford 443/1. Sydenham 1006. Attractive and clear. Insignificant banker’s mark on obverse and some edge nicks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
A lovely Denarius of L. Hostilius Saserna showing a Gallic Warrior
Lot 722
L. Hostilius Saserna, 48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.87 g 3), Rome. Bearded male head to right, his hair straggling out behind him; cloak around neck and Gallic shield behind. Rev. L HOSTILIVS / SASERN Nude Gallic warrior, holding shield with his left hand and hurling spear with his right, standing left in a galloping biga being driven to right by a seated charioteer holding a whip. Crawford 448/2. RBW 1569. Sydenham 952. Beautifully toned. Some flatness on the obverse and with the reverse struck off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 723
C. Vibius C.f. C.n. Pansa Caetronianus, 48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.54 g 6), Rome. PANSA Ivy-wreathed head of Liber to right. Rev. C VIBIVS C F C N Ceres walking to right, holding torch in each hand; before, plough. Babelon (Vibia) 17. Crawford 449/2. Sydenham 946. Sear Imperators 21. Nicely toned and well-struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A beautifully toned Denarius of L. Plautius Plancus with head of Medusa
Lot 724
L. Plautius Plancus, 47 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.71 g 6), Rome. L PLAVTIVS Head of Medusa, facing, with coiled snake on either side. Rev. PLANCVS Victory (or winged Aurora) flying right, head slightly left, holding reins and conducting four rearing horses of the sun. Babelon (Plautia) 15. Crawford 453/1a. Sydenham 959. Beautifully toned. Reverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
A lovely Denarius of Julius Caesar with Aeneas bearing Anchises
Lot 725
Julius Caesar, Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.85 g 7), military mint traveling with Caesar in North Africa, late 48-47 BC. Diademed head of Venus to right. Rev. CAESAR Aeneas advancing left, holding palladium and bearing Anchises on his shoulder. Babelon (Julia) 10. Crawford 458/1. Sydenham 1013. Nicely toned, sharp and clear. Obverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 726
Mn. Cordius Rufus, 46 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 4.02 g 3), Rome. RVFVS S C Diademed head of Venus to right. Rev. MN CORDIVS Cupid riding on dolphin right. Babelon (Cordia) 3. Crawford 463/3. Sydenham 977. An attractive example. Obverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 727
T. Carisius, 46 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.67 g 4), Rome. Draped bust of Victory to right; behind, S C. Rev. T CARISI Victory in prancing quadriga right, holding wreath in her right hand and reins in her left. Babelon (Carisia) 3. Crawford 464/5. Sydenham 985. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
An attractive Aureus of Julius Caesar
Lot 728
Julius Caesar, 46 BC. Aureus (Gold, 19mm, 8.08 g 5), with Aulus Hirtius, as praefectus urbi, Rome. C CAESAR COS TER Veiled female head to right (Pietas?). Rev. A HIRTIVS PR Lituus, jug and axe. Babelon Julia 22 and Hirtia 1. BMC 4050. Crawford 466/1. RBW 1636. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 4600 CHF
Starting Price: 2000 CHF
Lot 729
Julius Caesar, Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.56 g 11), Rome, 46 BC. COS TERT DICT ITER Head of Ceres to right, wearing wreath of barley. Rev. AVGVR / M / PONT MAX Culullus, aspergillum, jug and lituus. Babelon (Julia) 16. Cohen 4. Crawford 467/1b. Sear Imperators 57a. Nicely toned. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 730
Julius Caesar, Dupondius (Orichalcum, 27mm, 13.80 g), Rome, C. Clovius, prefect, late 46-early 45 BC. CAESAR DIC TER Winged and draped bust of Victory to right. Rev. C CLOVLI PRAEF Minerva advancing left, holding trophy over shoulder and spears and shield decorated with Medusa; at feet to left, snake gliding left with head erect. Cohen 7. Crawford 476/1a. Sydenham 1025. A nice example with a particularly detailed reverse. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A nicely toned Denarius of Julius Caesar with a life-like portrait
Lot 731
Julius Caesar, Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.33 g 6), Rome, 44 BC. CAESAR IMP Wreathed head of Julius Caesar to right. Rev. M METTIVS / I Venus standing left, holding Victory in her right hand and scepter in her left; her left arm leaning on shield. Babelon (Julia) 32 and (Mettia) 4. Cohen 34. Crawford 480/3. Sear Imperators 100. Sydenham 1056. A lovely example with nice old cabinet toning. Flan crack, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 732
P. Clodius M.f. Turrinus, 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.67 g 8), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, lyre. Rev. P CLODIVS M F Diana with bow and quiver standing facing, her head turned to right, holding lighted torch in each hand. Babelon (Clodia) 14. Crawford 494/23. Sydenham 1117. Clear and attractive. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 733
P. Clodius M.f. Turrinus, 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.91 g 3), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, lyre. Rev. P CLODIVS M F Diana with bow and quiver standing facing, her head turned to right, holding lighted torch in each hand. Babelon (Clodia) 14. Crawford 494/23. Sydenham 1117. An attractive and clear piece. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 734
Julius Caesar, Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.43 g 1), Rome, L. Mussidius Longus, 42 BC. Wreathed head of Julius Caesar to right. Rev. L MVSSIDIVS / LONGVS Rudder, cornucopiae on globe, winged caduceus, and apex. Cohen 29. Crawford 494/39b. CRI 116. Sydenham 1096c. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
A rare and most attractive Denarius of Longinus and Lentulus
Lot 735
C. Cassius Longinus and L. Cornelius Lentulus Spinther, 43-42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.32 g 7), mint moving with the army of Brutus and Cassius. C CASSI IMP LEIBERTAS Diademed and veiled head of Libertas to right, wearing earring and necklace of pearls. Rev. LENTVLVS / SPINT Jug and lituus. Babelon (Cassia) 18 and (Cornelia) 73. Cohen 6. Crawford 500/5. Sear Imperators 223. Sydenham 1305. Attractively toned. Minor roughness, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
A rare Denarius of Brutus
Lot 736
Brutus, spring - early summer 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.73 g 7), military mint traveling with Brutus in Lycia. LEIBERTAS Head of Libertas to right, wearing hair rolled back and collected into a knot behind. Rev. CAEPIO BRVTVS PRO COS Lyre between quiver to left and laurel branch tied with fillet to right. Crawford 501/1. RBW 1767. Sydenham 1287. A nice example of this rare type. Struck from a slightly worn reverse die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
An attractive Denarius of Mark Antony and Octavian
Lot 737
Mark Antony and Octavian, Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.80 g 12), mint moving with Antony, spring-early summer 41 BC. M ANT IMP AVG III VIR R P C M BARBAT Q P Bare head of Antony to right. Rev. CAESAR IMP PONT III VIR R P C Bare head of Octavian to right. Crawford 517/2. CRI 250. Sydenham 1181. Small flan crack, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 450 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 738
Mark Antony and Octavian, Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.67 g 1), mint moving with Antony, spring - early summer 41 BC. M ANT IMP AVG III VIR R P C M BARBAT Q P Bare head of Antony to right. Rev. CAESAR IMP PONT III VIR R P C Bare head of Octavian to right. Crawford 517/2. CRI 243. Sydenham 1181. An attractive piece. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 739
Cn. Domitius Calvinus, 39 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.51 g 7), Osca. OSCA Head of Hercules to right. Rev. DOM COS ITER IMP Simpulum, aspergillum, axe and apex. Burgos 1509. Crawford 532/1. Sear Imperators 342. Sydenham 1358. Flan crack at 1 o’clock and some porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A very rare lead seal showing Aeneas with Anchises and Ascanius
Lot 740
Roman Republic, 2nd - 1st Century BC. Seal (Lead, 20mm, 6.56 g 12). Quadriform head of Janus: on the right and on the bottom, a bearded male and, on the left and on top, a diademed female (Zeus and Hera?). Rev. Aeneas walking right carrying Anchises, leading Ascanius by the hand. Very rare and interesting. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 741
Octavian, Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.76 g 9), Italian mint (Rome?), autumn 30 - summer 29 BC. Bare head of Octavian to right. Rev. IMP CAESAR Naval and military trophy facing, composed of helmet, cuirass, shield, and crossed spears, set on prow of galley right; crossed rudder and anchor at base. BMC 625. Cohen 119. RIC 265a. Beautiful iridescent toning. Edge chipping and the reverse struck off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Augustus’ restoration of the legionary standards
Lot 742
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.86 g 3), Rome. P. Petronius Turpilianus, 19 BC. TVRPILIANVS III VIR / FE - RON Diademed and draped bust of Feronia to right. Rev. CAESAR AVGVSTVS SIGN RECE Parthian kneeling right, presenting standard inscribed X. BMC 14. BN 129. Cohen 484. RIC 288. A historically interesting coin with lovely dark cabinet toning. Small banker’s mark on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
A lovely Sestertius of Augustus with a beautiful brown patina
Lot 743
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35mm, 25.49 g 1), C. Asinius Gallus, Rome, 16 BC. OB / CIVIS / SERVATOS in three lines above, within and below wreath. Rev. C ASINIVS C F GALLVS III VIR AAAFF around S C. BMC 157. BN 372. Cohen 367. RIC 370. An attractive example with a lovely brown patina. Obverse slightly double-struck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 744
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Aureus (Gold, 21mm, 7.70 g 6), Lugdunum, circa 2 BC - 4 AD. CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE Laureate head of Augustus to right. Rev. AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT Caius and Lucius standing facing, each togate and resting hand on shield; behind each shield a spear; between them, lituus and simpulum. BMC 513. BN 1648. Calico 176. Cohen 42. RIC 206. An attractive and well-centered example. Some marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Starting Price: 1250 CHF
Lot 745
Augustus, 27 BC - 14 AD. Aureus (Gold, 20mm, 7.81 g 11), Lugdunum, circa 2 BC - 4 AD. CAESAR AVG[VSTVS] DIVI F PATER PATRIAE Laureate head of Augustus to right. Rev. AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT / CL CAESARES Caius and Lucius standing facing, each togate and resting hand on shield; behind each shield, a spear; above, lituus and simpulum. BMC 513. BN 1648. Calico 176. Cohen 42. RIC 206. Flan slightly bent and traces of mounting, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
A lovely Denarius of Tiberius
Lot 746
Tiberius, 14-37. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.78 g 2), Lugdunum, circa 15-18. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Tiberius to right, with one ribbon of his wreath on his shoulder. Rev. PONTIF MAXIM Livia (as Pax) seated right on a chair with ornamented legs, holding a long inverted spear with her right hand and an olive branch in her left; her feet set on footstool; single line below. BMC 48-60. BN 33-34. Cohen 16. Lyon 154. RIC 30. A lovely example. Some marks in the reverse field, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 747
Tiberius, 14-37. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.73 g 7), Lugdunum, circa 15-18. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Tiberius to right, with one ribbon of his wreath on his shoulder. Rev. PONTIF MAXIM Livia (as Pax) seated right on a chair with ornamented legs, holding a long inverted spear with her right hand and an olive branch in her left; her feet set on footstool; two lines below throne. Lyon 146. RIC 28 var. (three lines below throne). RSC 16b. A lustrous and sharp piece. Obverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 748
Tiberius, 14-37. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.85 g 3), Lugdunum, circa 15-18. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Tiberius to right, with one ribbon of his wreath on his shoulder. Rev. PONTIF MAXIM Livia (as Pax) seated right on a chair with ornamented legs, holding a long inverted spear with her right hand and an olive branch in her left; her feet set on footstool; single line below. BMC 48-60. BN 33-34. Cohen 16. Lyon 154. RIC 30. A lustrous example. Obverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 749
Nero & Drusus Caesar, sons of Germanicus and brothers of Gaius (Caligula), died 31 and 33. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 29mm, 17.27 g 7), Rome, under Caligula, 37-38. NERO ET DRVSVS CAESARES Nero and Drusus riding right, with cloaks flying Rev. C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT around S C. BMC 44 (Gaius). BN 52 (Gaius). Cohen 1. RIC 34 (Gaius). Lovely green patina. Some corrosion on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 750
Agrippina Senior, mother of Caligula, died 33. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35mm, 28.15 g 7), Rome, under Caligula, 37-41. AGRIPPINA M F MAT C CAESARIS AVGVSTI Draped bust of Agrippina to right, her hair falling in long plait at the back. Rev. SPQR / MEMORIAE / AGRIPPINAE Carpentum drawn left by two mules; the cover supported by standing figures at the corners with ornamented side. BMC 81 (Gaius). BN 129 (Gaius). Cohen 1. RIC 55 (Gaius). Fields slightly smoothed and with some cleaning marks, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 751
Agrippa, died BC 12. As (Copper, 28mm, 10.48 g 6), Rome, posthumous issue struck under Caligula, 37-41. M AGRIPPA L F COS III Head of Agrippa to left, wearing rostral crown. Rev. S - C Neptune standing left, naked except for cloak hanging over right arm, behind back and over left shoulder and upper arm, holding small dolphin in his outstretched right hand and trident with his left. BN 77-97. BMC 161-168 (Tiberius). RIC 58. An attractive piece with a lovely dark green patina. Fields gently smoothed, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 752
Agrippa, died BC 12. As (Copper, 29mm, 10.15 g 6), Rome, posthumous issue struck under Caligula, 37-41. M AGRIPPA L F COS III Head of Agrippa to left, wearing rostral crown. Rev. S - C Neptune standing left, naked except for cloak hanging over right arm, behind back and over left shoulder and upper arm, holding small dolphin in his outstretched right hand and trident with his left. BN 77-97. BMC 161-168 (Tiberius). RIC 58. Attractive brown toning. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 753
Claudius, 41-54. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.67 g 6), Rome, 41-42. TI CLAVD CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P Laureate head of Claudius to right. Rev. CONSTANTIAE AVGVSTI Constantia seated left on curule chair, her right hand raised and her feet set on stool. BMC 13. BN 29. Cohen 16. RIC 14. Attractively toned. Rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 754
Claudius, 41-54. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33mm, 26.36 g 6), Rome, 41-42. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP Laureate head of Claudius to right. Rev. SPES AVGVSTA / S C Spes advancing to left, lifting up the hem of her robes with her left hand and holding a flower in her right. BMC 124. Cohen 85. RIC 99. Nicely toned. Reverse slightly corroded, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 755
Claudius, 41-54. Quadrans (Bronze, 18mm, 2.75 g 7), Rome, 42. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG Modius on three legs. Rev. PON M TR P IMP P P COS II around S C. BMC 182. Cohen 72. RIC 90. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 756
Nero Claudius Drusus, died 9 BC. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 36mm, 30.50 g 6), Rome, struck under Claudius, 42-43. NERO CLAVDIVS DRVSVS GERMANICVS IMP Bare head of Nero Claudius Drusus to left. Rev. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P / S C Claudius, bare-headed and togate, seated left on curule chair, holding out branch in his right hand and resting his left on his lap; around the chair, spears, shields, cuirass, helmet. BMC 208-211a (Claudius). BN 198-203 (Claudius). Cohen 8. RIC 109 (Claudius). Struck on a full flan. Rough surfaces, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 757
Claudius, 41-54. As (Copper, 29mm, 11.41 g 6), Rome, 50-54. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P Bare head of Claudius to left. Rev. LIBERTAS AVGVSTA / S - C Libertas standing facing, her head turned to right, holding pileus in her right hand and extending her left. BMC 204. BN 230. Cohen 47. RIC 113. Minor cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 86 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 758
Nero, 54-68. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34mm, 24.92 g 6), Rome, c. 65. NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. S - C / ROMA Roma, helmeted and wearing robes, seated left on cuirass, holding Victory in her right hand and resting her left on a parazonium; around, shields. BMC 178. RIC 274. An attractive piece struck on a broad flan. Lovely tone. Some minor metal flaws in the fields, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
A lovely Sestertius of Nero with a beautiful dark green patina
Lot 759
Nero, 54-68. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34mm, 26.83 g 6), Lugdunum, c. 66. IMP NERO CAESAR AVG PONT MAX TR POT P P Laureate head of Nero to left, with globe at point of bust. Rev. DECVRSIO / S - C Nero, bare-headed and in military dress, riding horse prancing to right with a lion skin saddle cloth, holding spear in left hand and reins with his right; behind him, soldier riding to right, holding a vexillum over his right shoulder. BMC 316. RIC 508. WCN 448. Very attractive dark green patina with some minor pitting. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
TRES GALLIAE
Lot 760
Galba, 68-69. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 2.80 g 7), Gaul, April to late autumn 68. SER GALBA IMP Galba, bare-headed and in military dress, riding right with right hand brandishing javelin. Rev. TRES GALLIAE Three draped small female busts to right in a row; globe at the point of each bust. BMC 211. BN 45. Cohen 307. RIC 89. Very rare. A fascinating piece with old cabinet toning. Scratch on obverse, otherwise, fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
From the Collection of the British Museum, sold by R.A.G. Carson
Lot 761
Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.29 g 6), Rome, 70. IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. IVDAEA Judaea seated in attitude of mourning to right, her head resting on her hand; behind her, trophy. BMC 35 (this coin). Hendin 759. RIC 2. A lovely piece with dark old cabinet toning. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1420 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 762
Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 16mm, 3.06 g 7), Rome, 70. IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. CAESAR AVG F COS CAESAR AVG F PR Bare heads of Titus and Domitian facing eachother. BMC 2. BN 21 Cohen 5. RIC 2. Scarce. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 763
Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 2.88 g 6), Rome, 71. IMP CAES VESP AVG P M Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. AVGVR TRI POT Simpulum, sprinkler, jug and lituus. BMC 50. BN 35-36. Cohen 43. RIC 30. RIC² 43. Nicely toned and attractive. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A very rare Sestertius of Vespasian showing the temple of Isis
Lot 764
Vespasian, 69-79. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33mm, 24.45 g 6), Rome, 71. IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M TR P P P COS III Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. S - C Front view of temple of Isis, showing four columns, on podium of five steps; between the columns, at entrance to an inner shrine, is a statue of Isis standing right, holding patera (?); to right and left of the steps statues standing on low bases; above, a curved pediment, with elaborate ornamentation above and, within it, Isis riding on a dog running right. BMC 780, BN 537 and Cohen 484 var. (different obverse legend). RIC² 204. A rare variety of a very rare type. Fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 765
Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.06 g 7), Ephesus, struck circa 71. IMP CAESAR VESPAS AVG COS III TR P P P Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVG / EPHE Concordia seated left on throne, holding two grain-ears and poppy-head in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left; feet resting on stool. BMC 453. BN 343. Cohen 67. RIC 329. RPC 830. Scratch on obverse and reverse struck off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 766
Vespasian, 69-79. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 28mm, 13.53 g 7), Rome, 77-78. IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG COS VIII P P Laureate head of Vespasian to right, with globe below his neck. Rev. FORTVNAE REDVCI / S - C Fortuna standing left, holding rudder set on globe with her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 834. BN 828. Cohen 198 var. (different bust type). Lyon 79. RIC 754b. RIC² 1215. Nice brownish-green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 767
Divus Vespasian, died in 79. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.09 g 6), struck under Titus, Rome, 80-81. DIVVS AVGVSTVS VESPASIANVS Laureate head of Divus Vespasian to right. Rev. EX S C Empty quadriga advancing left, ornamented with a miniature quadriga flanked by Victories at the top and two standing figures on the side. BMC 119. BN 94. RIC² 361 (all under Titus). An attractive, toned example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 768
Divus Vespasian, died 79. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34mm, 23.59 g 6), Rome, struck under Titus, 80-81. DIVO / AVG / VESPAS Seated statue of Divus Vespasian, holding scepter in right hand and Victory set on globe in his left, in car drawn right by four elephants with drivers. The side of the car is decorated with two relief bands depicting captured arms. Rev. IMP T CAES DIVI VESP F AVG P M TR P P P COS VIII around S C. BMC 223. BN 231. Cohen 206. RIC² 258. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 769
Titus, as Caesar, 69-79. As (Copper, 26mm, 12.25 g 6), Rome, 72. T CAESAR VESPASIAN IMP PONT TR POT COS II Laureate head of Titus to right. Rev. VICTORIA NAVALIS / S - C Victory standing right on prow, holding wreath in right hand, palm over left shoulder. BMC -. Cohen -. RIC² 471. Rare. Beautiful green patina. Light cleaning marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
A rare Dupondius of Julia Titi
Lot 770
Julia Titi, Augusta, 79-90/1. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 28 mm, 10.94 g, 6 h), Rome, struck under Titus, 80-81. IVLIA IMP T AVG F AVGVSTA Draped bust of Julia Titi to right. Rev. CERES AVGVST / S - C Ceres standing left, holding grain ears and scepter. BMC 255. Cohen 2. RIC² 192. Harshly cleaned, otherwise. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 771
Domitian, 81-96. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.49 g 6), Rome, 90-91. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P XI Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. IMP XXI COS XV CENS P P P Minerva standing right on top of rostral column, holding a spear in her right hand and shield in her left; to right at feet, owl standing facing. BMC 183. Cohen 270. RIC 157. RIC² 720. A nice and attractive example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 772
Domitian, 81-96. As (Copper, 28mm, 12.29 g 6), Rome, 92-94. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XVI CENS PER P P Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. MONETA AVGVSTI / S - C Moneta standing left, holding scales with her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 469. BN 500. Cohen 333 var. (differing reverse legend). RIC 408. RIC² 756. Lovely dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 773
Domitian, 81-96. As (Copper, 23 mm, 11.21 g, 6 h), Rome, 92-94. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XVI CENS PER P P Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. MONETA AVGVSTI / S - C Moneta standing left, holding scales with her right hand and cornucopia with her left. BMC 469. BN 500. Cohen 333 var. (differing reverse legend). RIC 408. RIC² 756. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 774
Trajan, 98-117. As (Copper, 33mm, 11.78 g 7), Rome, 99-100. IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AG GERM P M Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. TR POT COS III P P / S - C Victory advancing left, holding round shield inscribed S P / Q R in two lines. Cohen 628. RIC 417. Minor deposits as found, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A most attractive Dupondius of Trajan with a very elegant green patina
Lot 775
Trajan, 98-117. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 28mm, 13.14 g 7), 101-102. IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM P M Radiate head of Trajan to right. Rev. TR POT COS IIII P P / S C Abundantia seated l. on chair formed of two cornuacopiae, holding scepter in right hand. BMC 749. Cohen 639. RIC 428. Woytek 96a. With a magnificent thin green patina which is, unfortunately, chipping on the edges. Some spots of corrosion, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 776
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.29 g 6), Rome, 107-8. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P Laureate head of Trajan to right, drapery on left shoulder Rev. COS V P P SPQR OPTIMO PRINC Spes standing left, holding flower and raising hem of skirt. Cohen 84. RIC 127. Woytek 266b. A very well centered piece with an attractive portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 111 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
An rare and extremely fine Denarius of Trajan
Lot 777
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.38 g, 7 h), Rome, 107-108. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, with slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC Victory, fully draped, standing fron, her head turned to left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond in her left. Cohen 75 var., RIC 128 var. and Woytek 270b var. (Victory half draped). A rare variety. A lustrous and well-struck example with great sufraces. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A most attractive Denarius of Trajan, virtually as struck
Lot 778
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.37 g 6), Rome, 107-108. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P Laureate head of Trajan to right, with slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC Victory standing front, her head turned to left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond with her left. BMC 328. Cohen 74. RIC 128. Woytek 270b. A lustrous and well-preserved example. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 779
Trajan, 98-117. Quinarius (Silver, 14mm, 1.80 g 7), Rome, 107-111. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P Laureate head of Trajan to right, with light drapery on far shoulder. Rev. COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC Victory advancing right, holding wreath in her right hand and palm branch with her left. BMC 326. Cohen 79. RIC 133. Rare. About very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 780
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 2.93 g 7), Rome, 112-117. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P Laureate head of Trajan to right, with light drapery on far shoulder. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI Trajan on horse left, holding spear in his right hand and a small Victory with his left; on exergual line, flower. BMC 445. Cohen 497. RIC 291. Nicely toned. Some marks on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 781
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.17 g 7), Rome, 114-117. IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan to right. Rev. P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R Felicitas standing left, holding branch in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 542 note. Cohen 279 (misdescribed). RIC 344. A most attractive piece with an elegant portrait and lovely toning. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 782
Trajan, 98-117. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34mm, 25.70 g 6), Rome, 114-117. IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P Laureate and draped bust of Trajan to right. Rev. SENATVS POPVLVSQVE ROMANVS / S - C Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 1022. BN 846. Cohen 352. RIC 672. Dark green patina. Minor corrosion, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 783
Trajan, 98-117. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 27mm, 10.76 g 6), Rome, 115-116. IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P Radiate and draped bust of Trajan to right. Rev. SENATVS POPVLVSQVE ROMANVS / S - C Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 1027. Cohen 353. RIC 674. An attractive piece with a beautiful light green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A lovely Dupondius or Semis (?) of Trajan
Lot 784
Trajan, 98-117. Dupondius or Semis (?) (Bronze, 24mm, 9.71 g 6), Rome, but for use in Syria, 20 February - 9 December 116. IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GERM Radiate and draped bust of Trajan to right, seen from behind. Rev. DAC PARTHICO P M TR POT XX COS VII P P Wreath containing S C. BMC 1093-4. RIC 647. Woytek 937v. Minor scratches on sandy deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 785
Trajan, 98-117. Dupondius (Bronze, 23 mm, 9.92 g), Rome, but for use in Syria, 20 February - 9 December 116. IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GERM Radiate and draped bust of Trajan to right, drapery on left shoulder. Rev. DAC PARTHICO P M TR POT XX COS VII P P Wreath containing S C. BMC 1092. Cohen 122. RIC 648. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 786
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.18 g 7), Rome, 116-117. IMP CAES NER TRAIAN OPTIM AVG GER DAC PARTHICO Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan to right, seen from behind. Rev. P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R / PRO-VID Providentia standing left, holding long sceptre in right hand and pointing toward globe at feet left. Cohen 315. RIC 364. Woytek 562v. Bright and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
LIBERTAS RESTITVTA
Lot 787
Hadrian, 117-138. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32mm, 26.21 g 7), Rome, 119. IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG Laureate head of Hadrian to right, with light drapery on far shoulder. Rev. PONT MAX TR POT COS III / S - C / LIBERTAS RES/TITVTA Hadrian, togate, seated left on curule chair on platform on right, extending right hand; in front of him stands a draped woman right, holding child on her left arm, her right hand over second child at her side. BMC 1160. Cohen 949. RIC 568. A lovely example with a beautiful green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 788
Hadrian, 117-138. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33mm, 27.14 g 6), Rome, 119-121. IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG P M TR P COS III Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, with slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. PROVIDENTIA DEORVM / S - C Hadrian standing facing, his head turned to left, holding scroll in his left hand and raising his right towards eagle flying right in upper left field and bearing scepter in its claws. BMC 1204. Cohen 1207 var. (different bust type). RIC 589b. An attractive example with an elegant portrait and a lovely dark green patina. Some very light corrosion, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 789
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.12 g 7), Rome, 119-122. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG Laureate and draped bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. P M TR P COS III / SAL AVG Salus seated left, nourishing snake coiling from altar. BMC 316. Cohen 1327. RIC 137c var. (different bust type). Well-centered. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 790
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.10 g 6), Rome, 119-122. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. P M TR P COS III Pax seated left, holding Victory on globe in right hand and palm in left. BMC 197 var. (different bust type). Cohen 1147. RIC 95. Struck in high relief. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 791
Hadrian, 117-138. Quadrans (Copper, 18 mm, 3.22 g, 6 h), Rome, 121-122. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG Eagle, with spread wings, standing right, his head turned to left. Rev. P M TR P COS III / S C Winged thunderbolt. BMC 1279. Cohen 1167. RIC 625. An attractive example with a lovely dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 205 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 792
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.38 g 7), Rome, 125-128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Hadrian to right, with slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. COS III Roma seated right on cuirass ornamented with Medusa head, holding branch in her right hand and scepter; her left arm set on cuirass. BMC 374. Cohen 341. RIC 165. A lovely example of impressive style. Beautifully toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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